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Too many athletes do not admit their weaknesses.
I am so grateful to everybody that supports the Sheckler Foundation, and gives us the ability to continue to help kids and injured action sports athletes.
I was so afraid that the athletes wouldn't talk to me because I'm a woman.
Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown.
Once you start worrying about a national football championship, then you begin to worry about getting the quality of athlete, and the numbers needed, to win a national championship. And that worry leads to pressure to compromise academic standards to admit those athletes.
You hope all good athletes run on the balls of their feet. You don't want them coming down heel first. The perfect style is the foot to come down with a slight supination and on a tilt to the outside.
We need to educate our elite coaches more and have a better approach to teaching the athletes about how to be healthy rather than berate them, humiliate them, use tactics that could scar them for life.
We have got to go out there and deliver, go on the streets and find athletes, improve facilities around the country and find coaches. We have got to go out there and search for a star.
Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it.
Too many athletes don't have the ability to set a goal and then carefully go towards it.
The Olympics is the biggest competition for all athletes and an unforgettable event.
Nowadays a gold medal is a $1 million contract. Our athletes are our heroes.
We typically don't choose our athletes until about a month prior to the Games because anything can happen.
I have got better things to do in working with my athletes who I feel are going to be involved in 2012.
I've dated athletes before but it's too tough because we have the same job, we deal with the same problems and both do a very selfish sport.
When I was growing up, there were very few women athletes. I remember watching Olga Corbett, but Peggy Fleming and Janet Lynn were my role models. I never dreamt that I could be at that level. I remember thinking they seemed so elegant and regal and powerful and feminine.
I am always fighting inside the Council to get the message across that at each competition venue, we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner.
We do not use managers, we are the representatives of our athletes, and that is why I am deeply involved in athletics, I follow our athletes careers from start to finish, 100% all the way.
Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen.
There are a lot of great athletes who stop working out, and they get out of shape like everybody else in their 30s and 40s.
As athletes, we're defined by what we've accomplished. Those are what most people remember and what you get paid for. But I learned more from my failures than from all of my successes put together - failures as an athlete and as a person.
I always liked serve-and-volley players and big athletes.
Athletes are very cool to me.
Unfortunately, I think there's not enough education about hydration. When I was young, we knew nothing about it. We all know that there's cases of athletes having serious issues because of dehydration and even dying.
I haven't done any major filming with a major production company yet, but I've definitely done a lot of filming with a lot of professionals, filmers, and film little edits and put them up online. But I would definitely say that slope style skiers are entertainers as much as they are athletes.
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